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Just heard a Comcast commercial saying random numbers and letters are horrible passwords and the part of me that preaches internet security to my students wants to scream.
@theartguy Um. They're right. People can't remember them, and if they're short they're still vulnerable to brute-force cracking. Longer is best. Passphrases (with more than just letters) are good.
@auntiekiki If they had said "Length beats randomness but make it hard to guess," then yeah, they would be right, but all they did was say "Hey, ditch that hard to guess password for something you'll remember."
This is why I know people with 1 letter passwords.
@theartguy Aaaah. Yeah, that's a problem, for sure.
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